Registered Nurse

Rotational post within Community and In-Patient Unit

Job Ref: 1948DS

Hours per week: up to 37.5

Type of Contract: Permanent

Salary: £27,860 to £30,118 per annum (pro rata as appropriate)

(dependent on experience and completion of competencies)

Closing Date: 8 September 2019

Interview Date: to be confirmed

Come and join us at an exciting time in our journey. We have embarked on a new strategy and are developing new models of care for those who need hospice care in mid Essex.

We are currently recruiting Registered Nurses to an innovative post rotating within Community and the In Patient Unit

You will be responsible for providing high standards of palliative care in the community and in patient setting on a 6 monthly rotational basis. You will deliver hands on nursing care managing symptom control issues, and providing emotional and psychological support to patients and their families.

We would like to hear from nurses who have experience in a hospital/community setting, specialities include but not limited to; oncology, palliative care, general medical and surgical, accident and emergency, critical care and community/district nursing

You will be required to demonstrate your abilities in the following areas:

  • First level registered General Nurse
  • Up to date and relevant qualifications / training
  • Be organised and have strong decision-making skills
  • Ability to work autonomously, with minimal supervision
  • Capability to work remotely and flexibly

You will be required to work a variable day and night shift pattern and will receive an unsocial hour’s enhancement for nights, weekend and bank holiday working. All candidates must have a full clean driving license and have access to a car.

In return for your commitment Farleigh Hospice offers:

  • A friendly, team orientated work environment
  • A good pension scheme with the option to continue any existing NHS pension scheme membership
  • 27 days annual leave rising to 33 with length of service plus bank holidays
  • Subsidised meals
  • Structured induction programme
  • Clinical supervision and a proactive education department to support with learning and development
  • Free Parking at the Hospice (subject to availability)
  • Employee Assistance Programme

A career at Farleigh Hospice could be the most rewarding career move you will ever make.

Farleigh Hospice exists to meet the needs of local people affected by life-limiting illnesses and to support those who have been bereaved. By giving people choice and involvement in the care they receive, we make a real difference when and where it matters most.

For further information or an informal discussion / visit please contact Jackie Cochrane, Acting Manager Hospice at Home and In Reach via email to [email protected] or 01245 457419, or Sharon Nuttall Manager IPU/Response Team via email to [email protected] or 01245 457384 or 01245 457332

Please click here to view the Job Description & Person Specification for this role: [email protected]_Home_(JB).doc


All applications must be made through the NHS jobs website:

Farleigh Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Farleigh Hospice operates a three month probation period. Positions may be subject to DBS Disclosure. 

Charity Registration No: 284670